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Stuart Dalgleish 16th May 2009 - 13:24

Golden Guus will have Blackburn feeling blue

Guus Hiddink leads out his Chelsea team at Stamford Bridge for the last time on Sunday and it should be a fond farewell for the Stamford Bridge faithful.

The Dutch tactician has done a magnificent job in his brief tenure in charge of the Blues, losing just once in 19 games, and can count himself unlucky to not be involved in another final to add to the FA Cup that Chelsea will contest with Everton on the 30th May.

After the heartache of getting knocked out of the Champions League, Chelsea responded in fine style by demolishing Arsenal at the Emirates and you can expect more of the same against Sam Allardyce's already safe Blackburn Rovers team.

While the pressure will be off Rovers and they might be able to play with more freedom, psychologically the players will already be preparing for the summer holidays, add to this the fact that Jason Roberts and Roque Santa Cruz will both be unavailable and it's difficult to see them threatening Petr Čech's goal.

Chelsea are understandably short price favourites for the match at 3/10, if that's too short for you then value can be found elsewhere, the Blues to win to nil a more attractive looking 4/5. The game to finish all square is a 4/1 shot, Blackburn have now gone 497 minutes without a goal against Chelsea in the Premier League so 10/1 doesn't really look a good bet.

Didier Drogba has scored 10 goals in 17 games under Hiddink and the rejuvenated striker is the clear favourite in the first goal scorer market at odds of 3/1 for the first of the afternoon. Florent Malouda has also found life more enjoyable under the new management weighing in with four goals in his last 11 outings, he's a 7/1 chance for the opening goal of the game.

If Big Sam's team are to get anything out of the game then they'll be looking towards Benni McCarthy to continue his recent form of three in his last five matches, the South African star is 9/1 to grab the first of the game. Keith Andrews has notched three goals in his last 11 appearances and he's a huge 25/1 to pop up with the opening goal in this clash.

William Hill will of course be bringing you all the action live with a wealth of in-running betting opportunities for you to punt on throughout the 90 minutes.

Chelsea v Blackburn - Sunday 16:00

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